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Hello, I have a Maytag washing machine MFW97005Q0

Hello, I have a Maytag washing machine MFW97005Q0 that is giving me an error code of FH . It first started doing this about a year ago . I cleaned out the screen on the water valve body and it started working again up untill reciently. Now I have tried everything with no good results. The FH code comes on when the machine is first filling and also when filling for the rinse cycle. Can you help me solve this problem ?

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  • ken_gimblet Oct 07, 2009

    I have replaced the water supply lines and the valves are fully open . The drain seems to be working fine . One other thing , the cloths softener despenser and the bleach despesser do not seen to be despensing properly as well

  • ken_gimblet Oct 07, 2009

    Hello, 88smokey has not responded back to me yet bout my problem with my maytag MFW9700S washing machine with the FH code. His suggestions were very basic solutions that I have already tried . I get the code when ever the machine is filling with water. also. the bleach and softner despensers do not always empty . I previosly cleaned out the screen on the enlet valve that stopped this problem but the problem has returned and I can not get it to stop. The book told me that i had a water flow problem ( FH ) not a drain problem . It looks like I have enough water flow . I have not checked water presure but nothing has changed outside the machine to change that . There is a flow senser on this unit as well . I could use a good answer before I give up and call in a tech . Thanks for your help.

  • ken_gimblet Oct 07, 2009

    Taran, I have water comming in and there seems to be a good flow.

    1- the drain pump is operating

    2-I don't know what or where the pressure switch hose is but I have no water leaking

    3-I am not sure what a siphon problem would be the drain hose is at the proper heigth and goes into a 4 inch soil pipe . I don't here any water running out

    I have checked wire harness connections at inlet valve. Is the pressure switch you refer to the thing that the water goes through right after it comes through the inlet valve I assume that this is the flow meter ? if so , I have checked these.the drain pump works fine , I do not see any leaks .

    How would I varify; pressure switch operation and flow meter operation or even CCU operation ?

  • ken_gimblet Oct 14, 2009

    Yes the solution was helpful . I suspected the flow meter as the problem but I did not know just how to test it so I could verify the problem. I installed the new one and the problem quit . I just hope that this is the end of my problem. Thank you very much. Ken

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Hi,

Regarding FH error - No water detected entering machine or Pressure switch trip not detected.If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine and then valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed.Also, If the control has turned the water valves on and after 8 minutes the flow meter has detected 10.5 gallons of water passing through it, but has not detected the pressure switch trip, the valves will be turned off and the error code will flash.

Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display.

If there is no water in the unit:

1. Make sure that both valves at the water source(s) are turned on all the way.

2.
Check for plugged or kinked inlet hoses or plugged screens in the inlet valves
3. Verify inlet valve operation

  • If there is water in the unit:-
    1. Verify Drain pump operation
    2. Pressure Switch Hose is in good condition and properly connected to Tub and Pressure switch
  • Verify there is not a siphon problem
  • Verify wire harness connections to:Inlet Valves, Pressure Switch, Drain Pump, Flow Meter, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Check all hoses for possible leaks
  • Verify pressure switch operation
  • Verify flow meter operation
  • Verify CCU operation.
Note - If you are not handy at electronics, better to call a local tech.

Let me know, if need further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

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Posted on Oct 07, 2009

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Oct 07, 2009

    Thanks for your response!!

    As far as Pressure Switch Hose is concerned, Sometimes you will find that the pressure switch hose has come off the air dome.



    The above one is the image of the pressure switch hose.

    Now,

    The procedure to test Pressure switch is :-

    http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance...

    Follow the above guide to check pressure switch function.

    Verify flow meter operation by blowing air through the part and measuring the resistance and Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic test or any cycle.

    Let me know, if need further assistance.

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!



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Hi there,

the FH error means it's either you have a drain problem if there is water in it or if if there is now water in it, make sure that both water inlets are turned all the way up. check to make sure that you don't have any water leaks anywhere visible

Also make sure your hoses are not kinked.

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